Lithuania purchases optical sights from Raytheon ELCAN

Source: Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence, Defence Industry Europe

The Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence acquires new Raytheon ELCAN optical sights to further upgrade the Lithuanian Armed Forces.


The sights will be mounted on 5.56 mm and 7.62 mm weapons the Lithuanian Armed Forces has.

The new purchase will improve efficiency of the rate of fire of the Lithuanian military, fire accuracy during the light and dark part of the day, as well as survivability. The sights are designed for the effective range of 300m and more.


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The acquisition is conducted via the NATO Support and Procurement Agency, the main platform for public procurement carried out by Lithuanian and other NATO Allies’ defence institutions.

The EUR 34 million worth purchase will be delivered to Lithuania starting the summer of 2024 and through the autumn of 2025.



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